George C. Nichols papers 1861-1865 1862-1863 Nichols, George C. papers


George C. Nichols papers, Nichols, George C. papers, 1861-1865, 1862-1863

George C. Nichols papers 1861-1865 1862-1863 Nichols, George C. papers

The George C. Nichols papers document Nichols' service with the 25th Massachusetts Infantry, including participation at the battles of Roanoke Island and New Bern, stays in hospitals, and changing attitudes toward the war.

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